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Summer poppies in Norfolk UK. Our 400th Listen and learn English language learning podcast.

Common English Words To Charge Or Not To Charge Ep 400

The English language has a habit of taking a simple short word and using it in a multitude of ways. Today we focus on a common English word and do a thorough analysis to explain all of its common uses. As always, we aim to make our English lessons fun and interesting enough for you to repeat listen, which is key to learning any new language.

Published

January 18, 2021

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2516

โณ Length 13 min

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Happy New year 2021 from Adept English. Champagne glasses and and text happy new year 2021 on wooden table.

English Phrases For A Happy New Year 2021 Ep 395

Well, as we say goodbye to 2020, and are on the eve of welcoming 2021, I wish you all a better year from now on. In the UK, we are preparing for the least festive and celebratory New Yearโ€™s eve in my lifetime. 2020 is going to go out with a whimper for many people. However, for Adept English in 2020 it was a great year for helping people learn to speak English through listening.

Published

December 31, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 1986

โณ Length 10 min

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Red and ripe British apples on a tree, one of the many foods and drinks made in Britain. Discussed as part of this English food phrases lesson.

Provenance And Other English Phrases Related To British Food Ep 387

Today we talk about provenance, and other food related English phrases. Provenance, which is from the Latin โ€œpro-venireโ€ and later the French โ€œprovenirโ€ the phrase is now a well-used part of the English language.

Published

December 03, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2003

โณ Length 11 min

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Path in Keukenhof flower garden with blooming tulip flowerbed - one of the world's largest flower gardens at sunset. Lisse, the Netherlands. Flowers make me happy.

Enjoy Poppycock Balderdash And Piffle As You Learn Spoken English Ep 385

Today we have an odd lesson where we talk about some old-fashioned English words, which admittedly you might not hear that much, but when you hear them, you might be interested to know what they are, and how to pronounce them. Just relax and smile as you learn spoken English with us today.

Published

November 26, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 1742

โณ Length 9 min

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A photograph of a retro steam train, a form of transport you might get off and get on.

Get Phrasal Verbs Much More Than A List Of Prepositions Part 2 Ep 378

One of the challenges of learning to speak English is that native English speakers use short phrases which often have multiple meanings. The confusion arises when you take some prepositions and verbs, that mean one thing on their own and another when used together.

Published

November 02, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2491

โณ Length 13 min

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A photograph of an old-fashioned analogue alarm clock, used to help describe the common English words used to tell the time in Britain.

Learn The Common English Words Used To Tell The Time In British English Ep 373

Time waits for no-one. Time is money. Time is something we all talk about constantly, we use it all the time (pun intended!) in everyday life. As always, native English speakers use shortcut phrases when talking about specific time scenarios, common English words which describe obvious times of the day which are worth knowing. So today we are going to practice our use of English time vocabulary for both digital times and analogue times.

Published

October 15, 2020

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